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Poetry

Poetry Friday: Christine Gelineau

By Womens Voices for Change
Teacher, horse farmer, mentor, poet, Christine Gelineau understands dwelling on this earth.  Here we see how poetry breathes as she greets spring's first full month with a meditation on the hard and the soft of being fully alive.                    "Bliss"                                          April loves a challenge, choosing to split the slab of winter-hardened earth with the silk tongue of a…
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Poetry

Poetry Friday: William Wordsworth

By Women's Voices For Change
Lines Written in Early Spring I heard a thousand blended notes, While in a grove I sate reclined, In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts Bring sad thoughts to the mind. To her fair works did Nature link The human soul that through me ran; And much it grieved my heart to think What man has made of man. Through…
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Lifestyle · Money & Careers

Alex Stewart: OMG the Garden is a Disaster. A metaphor for the market?

By Alexsandra Stewart
It’s that time of the year. My garden is in horrible shape, seemingly fatally wounded by winter’s wrath. While Portland gardens most always are fairly uninspiring and bleak in January, this year the garden seems to be in worse condition than usual. The artichokes look dead.  Leaves of mush and slime, lying against dirt. Over half of the strawberry plants…
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